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A strange phenomenon is happening in my state #Uttarakhand If you understand this in context of the "mood of the nation" you will understand what I am talking about. A lot of parents are sending their kids back to GOVERNMENT schools. Yes!
Now, you might ask, what is the big deal? The big deal is that even though it is good news, it is a big blow to the aspirational mindset of a common village family. I will tell you how.
A few years ago, several new "English Medium" schools started sprouting here.
These schools often taught primary classes, sometimes till class 8th. The aim of the schools was to give the "English Medium" education that the rural parents aspired for.
The schools weren't necessarily providing quality education.
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For the last many years, mountains have witnessed an increased spate in trekking activities. Mass trekking activities have resulted in the deterioration of the mountain ecosystem. From Mt. Everest to Valley of Flowers, waste mgt is the new challenge for the hills!
#Trekking has been immensely famous amongst the youth residing in mega metropolises and other urban hubs of the country. Seeing it as a good economic opportunity, organizations have begun mass trekking activities which are proving to be fatal for the fragile #mountains!
#Himachal has been struggling to keep its remote and hilly areas clean. With increased trekking activities, plastic waste is a new problem for the villagers. But, organizations like @healinghimalaya have taken it upon themselves to address such a crisis!

timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/shimla/ho…
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THE SACRED
#PanchPrayag
#Uttarakhand

Panch Prayag signifies 5 sacred river confluences wherein different rivers emerging from Himalayas meet each other before forming Ganga
Bathing in holy prayag water is revered as a way to cleanse human soul & assured path to moksha/heaven
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Panch Prayags are:
1. Vishnuprayag
2. Nandaprayag
3. Karnaprayag
4. Rudraprayag
5. Devprayag
(in descending flow sequence)
Panch Prayag destinations follow the route created by the Alaknanda river that emerges from Himalaya’s Satopanth glacier.
1. Vishnuprayag:
35 km downstream from Badrinath, where River Alaknanda joins Dhauliganga. Besides having immense religious significance, Vishnuprayag is also popular for trekking and hiking that includes Valley of Flowers, Kagbhusandi Lake & Hemkund Lake as well
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As mountain states of #Himachal & #Uttarakhand resume #tourism, its the local communities that fear the risk of infection. We look at the example from #LahaulSpiti where locals are protesting against the resumed tourism activities.
Analysis by: @Writer_Rishabh & @stoic_gautamkr
#LahaulSpiti is a tribal district in #HimachalPradesh with limited public health resources. Also, more than 50% population in the district suffers from hepatitis. In such a situation, locals are not happy with visitors coming from highly infected cities for a tour in the valley!
With a population of almost 13000, the district is located in the remotest part of the hill state. #SpitiValley is a favorite place amongst the young travelers coming from mega-urban hubs like Mumbai, B'luru, Nodia etc. But, at this moment, locals are opposing any kind of travel.
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चीन बॉर्डर पर मिलम रोड का काम तेजी से करने के लिए इस भारी भरकम मशीन को ले जाया जा रहा था, लेकिन यह belly bridge इसका भार सहन नहीं कर पाया और भरभरा कर गिर पड़ा #Pithoragarh #Uttarakhand
ये ब्रिज टूटने से चीन बॉर्डर पर जाने वाले आईटीबीपी और सेना के जवानों को दिक्कत आएगी, साथ ही बॉर्डर एरिया को जोड़ने वाली सड़क का काम भी प्रभावित होगा #Pithoragarh #Uttarakhand
यह मुनस्यारी में धापा के पास सेनर नाले पर बना ब्रिज था। इस हादसे में दो लोग गंभीर रूप से घायल हुए हैं। इन दिनों चीन बॉर्डर को जोड़ने वाली मिलम रोड पर काम तेजी से चल रहा है, जिसके लिए भारी-भरकम मशीनों को बॉर्डर पर पहुंचाया जा रहा है। #Pithoragarh #Uttarakhand
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Plotting the moving average of new cases of #coronavirus & new deaths in #India

#India: Recorded 2003 new deaths yday - (CFR - 2.86% to 3.36%)

1409 were from #Maharashtra (CFR - 3.66% to 4.88%) and 437 from #Delhi (CFR - 3.22% to 4.11%)

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@aparanjape @c_aashish @oommen
Next 12 most affected states by #coronavirus in #India

Deaths in #Telangana have fallen, which is a positive development but the new cases haven't.

Increase seen in #Punjab and #Uttarakhand

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Next 12 most affected states by #coronavirus in #India

No major changes here

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Moving average of new cases of #COVID19 and new deaths in #India

#Gujarat has a way higher case fatality ratio than the national value, followed by #WestBengal and #MadhyaPradesh.

We need the CFR to fall to 0!

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@aparanjape @c_aashish @MulaMutha @nebuer42 @oommen
In the next 12 states, #Telangana has the worst CFR followed by #Punjab - though the latter is lower than the national CFR.

#Uttarakhand has seen a sudden spike in deaths over the last few days, though luckily the base is low

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Deaths due to #COVID19 in #India is yet to really slowdown, we need this to happen.

Early #detection, #quarantine, #treatment & #Masks4All is crucial for this.

Given that we have to live with this for a while, we need to reduce the #deaths to zero!

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An excellent project by #Uttarakhand forest executed by Mr. Sandeep Kumar, IFS, DFO #Uttarkashi, using coir geotextile with bamboo pegs and pine needle check dam to protect the pristine #Dayara Bugyal, an #Alpine meadow at an altitude of 11,000 ft in #Uttarakhand.
#ecofriendly ImageImageImage
This eco-friendly measure is not only very effective but has also used local resources providing employment opportunity to the local community.
This was the level of degradation due to anthropogenic pressure before the above innovative intervention. ImageImage
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#Uttarakhand is known for its traditional water-management practices. Many traditional systems like Naula (little depression aquifer) and Dhara (springs) are still used as important source of drinking water in many hilly areas especially in the Kumaon region.
#heritage
Naula and Dhara have been considered as sacred in Uttarakhand’s tradition and culture. Sculptures of Lord Vishnu or any local deity are usually carved onto the walls of the Naula or Dhara to declare it a sacred site and prevent it from being polluted.
There is an urgent need to protect these traditional water resource management systems which are now dying due to loss of traditional knowledge, modernisation and unplanned development.
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@harishrawatcmuk @BJP4India @tsrawatbjp @narendramodi @AiryKashi @nitin_gadkari @TIRATHSRAWAT @MahendraRishi @PMOIndia @MalaRajyaShah @AjaybhattBJP4UK @AjayTamtaBJP #हेमवती_नंदन_बहुगुणा जी को जन्म जयंती पर नमन !

एक कद्दावर नेता जो #नेहरू_नकली_गांधी वंश की भेंट चढ़ गए ...

नेता के तौर पर और उनके व्यक्तित्व के अधिकतर पहलुओं को हमेशा नमन रहेगा...
लेकिन,
अधिकतर बड़े नेताओं की तरह वो भी कुल गोत्र की मर्यादा नहीं रख पाए !

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@harishrawatcmuk @BJP4India @tsrawatbjp @narendramodi @AiryKashi @nitin_gadkari @TIRATHSRAWAT @MahendraRishi @PMOIndia @MalaRajyaShah @AjaybhattBJP4UK @AjayTamtaBJP शराब को बढ़ावा की नीति से
#पहाड़ों_में_बदलाव
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शराबियों के हुड़दंग से बचने के लिए,
10-15 सालों में पहाड़ों में दिन में #विवाह हो रहे!

और अब
#रोजगार के नाम पर
#अपसंस्कृति_वाले_धंधों
के लिए #Uttarakhand Govt में लॉबिंग🤔

हे #बद्री_केदार,
#देवभूमि को बचाना!
@harishrawatcmuk @BJP4India @tsrawatbjp @narendramodi @AiryKashi @nitin_gadkari @TIRATHSRAWAT @MahendraRishi @PMOIndia @MalaRajyaShah @AjaybhattBJP4UK @AjayTamtaBJP #हरदा @harishrawatcmuk
को जन्मदिन की शुभकामनाएं!

#करप्शन #तुष्टीकरण #शराब जैसे कई कारणों से उनसे विरोध है,
लेकिन ज़मीन से जुड़ा उनके स्तर का कोई दूसरा नेता नहीं #देवभूमि का!
#गैरसैंण में जो झंडा उन्होंने गाड़ा है उसे और ऊंचा करने के सिवा कोई चारा ही नही !
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Dear people of #Uttarakhand!
कृषि व् कृषि से जुड़े क्षेत्रो में अपना व्यवसाय शुरू करने के लिए
@FiedIImkashipur सहायता दे रहा है !
इस में दो कार्यक्रम हैं।
सहस और सक्षम।

यह केवल लोगों को इस कार्यक्रम को समझाने का प्रयास है।
दोनों कार्यक्रमों के लिए आवेदन निःशुल्क है।
कृपया पोस्टर में दिए गए संपर्क नंबरों पर किसी भी प्रश्न / इश्यू या ऑनलाइन आवेदन प्रक्रिया के लिए @FiedIImkashipur के Officers से संपर्क करें।
आवेदन @FiedIImkashipur वेबसाइट fied.inपर भेजे / जमा किए जाने हैं।
सहस कार्यक्रम :
यह कार्यक्रम उन लोगों के लिए है जिनके पास अभी एक बिज़नेस आईडिया है / या उन्होंने अपने बिज़नेस आईडिया पर थोड़ा बहुत काम किया हुआ है और व्यवसाय प्रारंभिक अवस्था में है।
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-Request @cleanganganmcg @CPCB_OFFICIAL to also look into changes in riparian biodiversity in addition to conventional chemical analyses. Apart from good #rainfall, halt in sand mining hs helped #Yamuna with lean season flows. @RajivRanjanMis5
thehindu.com/sci-tech/energ… @yamunajiye
Its time for #Delhi govt @ArvindKejriwal @msisodia to start real-time monitoring of #river.

Hope @DrGargava @CPCB_OFFICIAL wld also put outcome of sample analysis done for #Yamuna in public domain.
downtoearth.org.in/news/water/has…
@IndiaRiverForum @sidagarwal @Venkatesh_D @DefeatKorona
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I chaired the meeting of Standing Committee of NBWL today through VC and approved wildlife clearance for number of developmental project proposals submitted by 11 States.
@PIB_India @MIB_India
@moefcc
We approved 2 infrastructure proposals related to laying of Power Transmission line and construction of highway in Goa state, which will give boost to tourism development.
@PIB_India @PIB_Panaji
@moefcc @DrPramodPSawant
@goacm
Proposal of Maharashtra Government for amendment to construction of Nagpur - Mumbai Super highway approved, which shall boost the overall growth the region.
@PIBMumbai
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Plastic waste is growing at a rapid rate. With cities being flooded with single-use plastic, Himalayan region is facing a similar crisis. A quick look at where all the Himalayan states stand with respect to plastic waste management. Follow this #TwitterThread!
#HimalayanWatch
@WasteAid @aplastic_planet @WorldResources @Anoopnautiyal1 @down2earthindia @CPCB_OFFICIAL @icimod @IMI_Info The estimated plastic waste generation in #ArunachalPradesh is approx. 3787 T/Y during 2018-19. There are no plastic manufacturing or recycling units in the state. There is a partial ban on the use of plastic carry bags in East Siang, Tawang, Leparada Changlang, Kameng & Tirap.
@WasteAid @aplastic_planet @WorldResources @Anoopnautiyal1 @down2earthindia @CPCB_OFFICIAL @icimod @IMI_Info @ChintanIndia #HimachalPradesh: The estimated plastic waste generation is approx. 3672 T/A during 2018-19. Statewide ban on plastic carry bags. Door to door waste collection system & the collected plastic waste utilized in WTE plants, road construction & co-processing in cement kilns.
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#Threads Collating National Protests Against #CAA_NRC_NPR
Scheduled On 30 January 2020, Thursday
👇👇👇👇👇👇👇👇👇
#DELHI
24x7 | Shaheen Bagh | women led protest
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24x7 | near Khureji Petrol Pump, Khureji | women led dharna
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24x7 | Seelampur-Jafrabad, in front of Al Taj Dawakhana
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24x7 | Inderlok Metro Station
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24x7 | Turkman Gate, Chandni Chowk
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24x7 | Jamia Millia Islamia Gate 7
#Delhi
24x7 | Brijpuri Pullya, Mustafabad
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24x7 | Kardampuri Chowk, opp. Yamuna Vihar
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24x7 | Chand Bagh, near Gokulpuri Metro Station
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24x7 | Sri Ram Colony, Ramleela Ground, near Hanuman Mandir, Khajuri
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24x7 | Gandhi Park, Hauz Rani, Malviya Nagar
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Here's a compilation of some timelapse animations that show different stories from across India over the 3 decades (1989 - 2018) . Created with @googleearth @EarthOutreach #newyear2020

1: Restless #Brahmaputra n tributaries meandering,changing course in #Assam
2. Growth of Brick Kiln industry in the banks of #Hooghly, #Rupnarayan rivers near #Kolkata (brown polygons close to the rivers' banks) #WestBengal
3. Embankment failure in #Kosi River (2008) caused flooding. It also left a sediment footprint that was visible from satellites. #Bihar
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#Thread | Here's how climate-induced changes in plant behavior are hurting local economies across India.
wxch.nl/30SWTOW

#ClimateChangeIsReal
📸 Pixabay Man Picking Yellow Cocoa Fruit
1⃣ In #Uttarakhand, increasingly warmer winters are making #Rhododendrons bloom earlier than usual; during February-March instead of its usual schedule of March-May.

📸 Ssteaj - Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0
The season is not the best time for #Rhododendrons, because late winter rains in February-March wash away the blooms, affecting local population dependent on making juice, jams and jellies from the flowers.
#ClimateChange
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सचिवालय में व्यापार और निर्यात संवर्धन के बारे में बैठक करते हुए मुख्य सचिव श्री उत्पल कुमार सिंह।
सचिवालय में आयोजित बैठक में बताया गया कि #Uttarakhand के अनुकूल व्यापार और निर्यात संवर्धन रणनीति बनाई जा रही है। इसके लिए अलग क्षेत्रों में राज्य निर्यातकों से फीडबैक लिया जा रहा है। अन्य राज्यों द्वारा अपनायी जा रही रणनीति का भी अध्ययन किया जा रहा है।
मुख्य सचिव ने बताया कि #Uttarakhand से 9500 करोड़ रुपये का निर्यात विदेशों में हो रहा है। निर्यात को बढ़ाने के लिए कॉमन टेस्टिंग लैब, जॉलीग्रांट और पंतनगर में कार्गो सुविधा, कोल्ड चेन विकसित किया जाएगा।
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